What does kilometer mean?

Definitions for kilometer

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kilometer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kilometer, kilometre, km, klick(noun)

    a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kilometer(noun)

    alt. of Kilometre

Freebase

  1. Kilometer

    The kilometre is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one thousand metres. It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world; notable exceptions are the United States and the United Kingdom where the statute mile is the official unit used. k is occasionally used in some English-speaking countries as an alternative for the word kilometre in everyday writing and speech. A slang term for the kilometre in the U.S. military is klick.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Kilometer

    A compound unit; one thousand meters; 3280.899 feet; 0.621382 statute miles. (See Meter.)

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilometer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilometer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sigurdur Skarphedinsson:

    We've only removed 5,500 cubic meters of ice from a 900-square-kilometer glacier, it's a bit like taking a drop of water from a bathtub.

  2. Gaggan Anand:

    My house was one kilometer from here, my earliest memory was when I was with my dad, holding his hand, shopping. This is what has brought me to the culture of food, where I am today.

  3. Sima Samar:

    It never (before) happened to women at this level; this was really one of the shocking acts of violence publicly within the capital, it is not far from the palace, less than one kilometer.

  4. Army Brigadier General Ernie Audino:

    Each square kilometer they seize from ISIS is another square kilometer they have to secure and administer, and they are not receiving any additional resources from the U.S. or Baghdad to do this.

  5. Abu Sahman:

    We were about one kilometer from the main gate of Es Sider oil port, but we had to withdraw about two kilometers after Haftar's planes carried out air strikes, which killed two of our members and wounded three.

Images & Illustrations of kilometer


Translations for kilometer

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for kilometer »

Translation

Find a translation for the kilometer definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these kilometer definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"kilometer." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 25 Apr. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/kilometer>.

Are we missing a good definition for kilometer? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for kilometer:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.